Green Energy in Chile – Reporters’ Impressions
With some 4000 kilometers of breezy coast lines Chile has enormous potential for windpower. But only recently the country has begun to tap into it. Our reporters went to visit one of the new windfarms. Here they share with us their personal impressions. Click here to watch their report.
DateAugust 9, 2011
Wind power in Vietnam – Reporters’ Impressions
Vietnam’s demand for energy is steadily on the rise. To satisfy demand the country wants to increasingly tap renewable forms of energy, especially wind power. Here are our reporter Peter Wozny’s personal impressions of his trip to Vietnam. Click here to watch his report.
DateAugust 9, 2011
The Melt! festival in Germany close to the city of Dessau is trying to become more environmentally friendly. Only recently solar panels have been installed. They produce enough electricity to power two festivals the size of Melt! each year. But the organizer’s commitment doesn’t stop there. Vegan and vegeterian food is strongly encouraged. We have asked at one of the stalls, why vegan food is more climate friendly than a meaty diet.
DateJuly 17, 2011
- Björn Hansen from Morgenwelt and his team rode 500 Kilometrs from Hamburg to the festival site on push bikes. Here he is powering his own guitar by pedalling.
Today we had a look at a bicycle disco for you. Find out how two people on bikes can power a stage for music bands here…
DateJuly 16, 2011
„The only possibility to make a festival really climate friendly is to cancel it.“ Sebastian Fleiter’s statement when asked about his role in making the Melt! Festival more climate friendly sounds depressing. Luckily enough, rather than starting a campaign to abandon music festivals altogether, the artist decided to launch the Electric Hotel, a charger station for electronic devices powered by renewable energy.
DateJuly 15, 2011